Recipe of the Week: Quinoa Pudding

This is a quinoa version of rice pudding for those who want to find new ways to use this supergrain.

Prep: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings



  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Rinse and drain the quinoa. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Blend together the milk, bananas, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour the milk mixture into the saucepan with the quinoa.
  3. Place the pan over medium heat. Cook and stir until the mixture becomes thick and creamy, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the butter and vanilla and serve warm.


Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 269 calories; 6 g fat; 46 g carbohydrates; 9.2 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 162 mg sodium.


Source: Lynda Q.,



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1 Comment
  1. Easy to make, very healthy and tasty.

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